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Making verses memorable

prov3-5Every month in Parish Kids, we focus on a specific memory verse that we learn and repeat and discuss. In September, our preschoolers are learning Proverbs 3:5, “Trust the Lord with all your heart.” Our elementary kids are learning the expanded version of the same verse: “Trust the Lord with all your heart. Do not depend on your own understanding.”

Keeping this verse in a visible spot in your house can not only help your kids remember it, but can also prompt everyone to apply it! Write it on a bright piece of paper and stick it on your fridge or family memo board. Encourage older kids to draw a picture of what they think it looks like to trust God. Pray the verse with your kids at mealtime or bedtime: “Lord, we want to trust you with all our heart. Please help us do that instead of depending on our own understanding.”

What other ways do you make Scripture memorable in your house? Share your ideas!


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